Andy Brovey


About Andy Brovey

Dr. Andy Brovey, The Portable Prof, has over 30 years experience in educational technology, including teaching, administration and professional development. In 2007, Apple Inc. recognized his work and named him an Apple Distinguished Educator. Andy now runs a professional development business, working on site and online to help others make sense and make use of digital tools. He started this iPad Academy website shortly after the first iPad went on sale to help others become more comfortable and competent with the iPad, in person and online. Click Here for Video Lessons


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phishing fake email
Yesterday I received what looked like an email from Amazon warning me about a password problem. This email message was actually a poorly disguised phishing attempt. Phishing is the fraudulent practice of sending emails that appear to be from reputable […]

Fake Email – How to Spot Phishing



I recently received a message about iPad storage and running out of room for movies. Hi there, I’m really struggling with understanding my storage on my iPad, I’ve been trying to download movies for going traveling but it keeps saying […]

Video Storage Problem: A Fix for iPad




Local deputies recently arrested a couple who stole an elderly woman’s purse, thanks to help from the tech-savvy senior. The woman was shopping at a Publix supermarket when a man asked her help to get a serving of soup at […]

Senior Citizen Uses iPad to Catch Thief


privacy pane
I began wondering about this while testing the latest version of Commander One, a dual-pane file manager for the Mac. Full disclosure – Eltima Software provide me a complimentary copy for review. Commander One also lets you access files on […]

Why Do Apps Ask to Access Accessibility Features?